Fans Show Up Bright & Early For SportsCenter In CollegevilleA long-standing rivalry in Minnesota college football was in the national spotlight Saturday. The University of St. Thomas and St. John's University faced off in Collegeville, but fans were in the stadium long before the two teams took the field.
DPS: Tommie-Johnnie Game To Snarl I-94 Traffic In CollegevilleThe Minnesota State Patrol is warning college sports fans of major potential traffic issues in Collegeville this weekend.
ESPN Heading To Collegeville For Tommies Vs. JohnniesOn Saturday, St. John's will play host for the annual Johnnies-Tommies game.
St. John's Abbey Leader Steps Down After Sex Abuse AllegationSt. John's Abbey Church stands unchanged on the campus of St. John's University. But within the walls, there is a shift in leadership. Father Tom Andert -- the monastery's prior, or second in command -- stepped aside for now following accusations he molested a former student.
Pope To Receive Final Volume Of St. John's BiblePope Francis will receive a limited, fine-art edition of the final volume of the St. John's Bible commissioned by Benedictine monks in Minnesota. The St. Peter Apostles Edition of Letters and Revelation will be presented to the pope at the Vatican on Friday.
St. John's Basketball Coach Jim Smith Retiring After 51 SeasonsSt. John's University is about to lose a legend. Jim Smith started coaching basketball there in 1964 and has won more games than any other college basketball coach in Minnesota history. Tuesday, Smith told his team he's retiring.
Stearns Co. Stick Sculpture Spared From Demolition Through SummerA piece of roadside surreality in Stearns County will live to see another summer. The so-called Stick House near St. John’s University has been visible along County Road 159 for two and a half years near Collegeville.
Finding Minnesota: Whimsical Stick Sculpture Nearing Its EndFor more than two years, curious drivers in Stearns County have been pulling over to check out something that looks surreal: a dream-like sculpture made entirely of sticks.
12 Years Later, No Answers In Disappearance Of St. John's StudentTwelve years ago this week, Josh Guimond was a student at St. John's University when he disappeared. Josh's father, Brian, says Josh was at a dorm room walking back to his dorm when he was last seen. He says the trip couldn't have taken Josh more than 3 minutes.
Nativity Scene Figures Stolen From St. Joseph ChurchIn this season of giving, someone has taken part of the nativity scene from a Minnesota church. Mary and Joseph are among the figures stolen from a display outside the Church of St. Joseph, located in the town of St. Joseph. The church is led by Father Jerome Tupa, who says the manger's appearance signals the beginning of the advent season, placed near the intersection of Main and Minnesota Streets.
Beyond Bounds: Is This The Start Of Brett Draxler's Astronomical Career Arc?The nadir of Brett Draxler's golf career arrived Sept. 8, 2013. The junior scored an 87 while on St. John's second team -- he's well aware weekend warriors can replicate such a round. "It was terrible… the worst round I've shot," he conceded.
Tommies Blog: St. John’s Pulls Upset Of No. 2 St. ThomasThere’s rarely been a time in the St. Thomas/St. John’s football rivalry where it’s considered an upset if the Johnnies come out with the victory. That was exactly the scenario Saturday as the two teams entered their MIAC opener 2-0, with the Tommies ranked No. 2 in the nation after making a run to last year’s national title game.